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BFA103 Accounting & Financial Decision Making (SOU)
Semester 5, 2012
Examination Information for
ORDINARY, DEFERRED AND SUPPLEMENTARY EXAMINATIONS
Time Allowed: THREE (3) hours + 15 minutes reading time
(you are permitted to write during reading time)
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There are SIX (6) questions to be marked out of a total 100 marks.
Some questions have more than one part.
Answer ALL questions.
You may answer the questions in any order but PLEASE clearly identify the question you are attempting at the top of the page.
Commence each question on a NEW page.
All answers must be written in the examination booklet EXCEPT for the worksheet
You will be provided with:
 a blank worksheet (with accounts & opening balances; this is attached to the back of the exam paper);
 a ratio formula sheet (same as in-class test ); and
 relevant parts of PV tables
NO other formulas or pro-formas will be provided.
Show ALL your workings to numerical questions very clearly – marks will be allocated to partly correct answers but only where calculations are clearly shown.
For written questions you can use dot points if you choose but you must write your answers using complete sentences.
When you have finished place all parts of the examination paper including the worksheet inside your examination answer book.
You may take a hand-held, non-programmable calculator into the examination room. No other materials may be brought into the examination room.
REMEMBER TO BRING A CALCULATOR – CHECK THE BATTERY
Write your student number, unit details and the model of your calculator clearly on the front of your examination paper.
The final exam is conducted by the University Registrar. Questions regarding the examination timetable or deferred exams etc. must be addressed to the exams office.

Preparing for the examination.


The best guide to what the questions on the exam will look like is the teaching materials used during the semester (for example, lecture notes, lecture illustrations & workshop problems in particular, as well as the independent study & tutorial questions).



Use only relevant parts of past exams & only those provided on MyLO. Content changes over the years. You will only be examined on the material covered this semester.



You are encouraged to ask for help while you are preparing for the exam. o ALL questions about exam content must ONLY be asked on MyLO o Teaching staff will be available for consultation o PLEASE ask SPECIFIC QUESTIONS & take copies of your work to your lecturer o If you missed a class – first go to the recorded lectures & work through all the materials on that topic... if you need help with any of the problems, please ask…but you must show that you have studied the topic area.

Use the MyLO discussion board to ask and/or answer questions too – there’s no such thing as a
‘silly’ question; in fact everyone else in the class is probably sitting there waiting for you to ask!

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The examination will be structured in the following way:
Question

Accrual accounting Suggested revision (in addition to general overview)
IST week
Lecture week
Workshop week
2&3.Henry’s
3. Joe’s boats
Hardware
4. Recover repairs
5. Butler Pty Ltd
5. Darby’s Derbys
13.Fanny’s Fragrances 6. Anthony Ltd
4.Learning
4. Lecture notes objectives(LOs) Q2

Ratios

6&7. LOs

6&7. Anders Ltd

(15 marks)

(calculate & comment) Q3

Accounting principles &…